He couldn’t very well paddle back up the Mississippi River (against the current and all), so he kayaked up the East Coast to New York, and he’s now heading up the Hudson River. He’ll hit Lake Champlain, the Ottawa River, Lake Huron and then Superior.
He’s still got a long way to go, and he’s being chased by winter. The days start getting shorter next Friday.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.